Modern Life Cafe

Eating & drinking

Modern Life Cafe – Now open

The Modern Life Cafe is our dedicated restaurant serving a choice of delicious, freshly prepared food and drink with a strong emphasis on local and seasonal produce. A diverse selection of pastries, cakes, salads, hot and cold gourmet sandwiches, jacket potatoes and full range of hot and cold drinks will be available. 

You are not currently required to wear a face covering in the Modern Life Cafe, with the exception of coming in to purchase takeaway food.

The cafe is currently serving a reduced menu which you can view on this page. There is socially distanced seating available indoors and outside the cafe, depending on weather conditions.

Payment by card or mobile device only please.

Revised Opening times:

Tuesday – Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday – Sunday: 9.30am-5pm
Last orders taken 15 minutes before closing time


East End Cafe – Currently closed


Venue Hire

Due to the current pandemic, unfortunately we will not be hosting any events for 2020 and weddings for 2020/21. Please keep an eye on this page for updates.

If you would like to get in touch about a 2021 booking for a corporate event, group visit, location filming, studio workshop or any other event, contact Debbie Longordo:
01603 593202

Modern Life Cafe Sainsbury Centre
Sharing platter at Modern Life Cafe

Modern Life Café

Sainsbury Centre shop

East End Café